Joining Toastmasters is easy! Each of the clubs in the District (Manitoba, NW Ontario and NW Minnesota) is independently run but each follow the same Toastmasters program. There is a Find a Club feature at the Toastmasters International website that will allow you to locate a club anywhere in our District (or anywhere in the world). Clubs meet every day of the week, at all times of day and all over Winnipeg and in many other communities. We encourage you to contact the club that you plan to visit so that you can be sure that they are meeting at the time and location listed. You may also call (204-338-7401) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., particularly if you would like assistance finding a club meeting time/location that works best for you.

Each club determines its own membership fees, payable upon joining, that vary depending on their particular expenses. When you join a club, you will receive educational materials, a subscription to Toastmaster magazine, and become a member of the worldwide organization, allowing you to visit clubs all over the world - and here, too.

Would you like to start a new Toastmasters club at your business or in the community? (from Toastmasters International)

Toastmasters groups are formed every day in a variety of settings. Groups meet onsite at corporations, churches, community centers – even in restaurants. Community clubs are generally open to anyone, while company clubs are often limited to employees of that company and are closed to outside members.

The process to form a Toastmasters group is simple and all of the materials are provided for you. You can start a Toastmasters group onsite at your organization, or you can start a local group in your community.

Steps to Start:

  • Find at least twenty people who want to improve their communication and leadership skills.
  • Determine a meeting location to get together for about an hour a week.
  • Fill out the applicable forms.
  • Schedule your first official meeting.

Request a New Club Information Kit by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Details:

  • US$125: One-time chartering fee
  • US$20: New-member fee per person
  • US$45: Six months' membership dues (per person)
  • Each group can charge supplementary dues to help cover expenses, if needed

For company clubs, here are a few of the most common levels of sponsor support:

  • Payment of the one-time chartering fee
  • Reimbursement or payment of full or partial membership dues and new-member fees
  • Provide a meeting location

Wonder which companies realize the value of starting Toastmasters clubs in their organization? Find out here!

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